CBSE Class 5 English Question Paper Set 8

Read and download CBSE Class 5 English Question Paper Set 8 designed as per the latest question paper pattern and Class 5 examination guidelines issued by CBSE, NCERT and KVS. The past year Question Papers for Class 5 English have been provided with solutions which will help students to assess their performance and find out topics in English grade 5 which they need to improve to get better marks in Standard 5 exams. After solving these last year papers also refer to solved Sample Papers for Class 5 English available on our website to build strong understanding of the subject

English Question Paper Class 5

Students can refer to the below Class 5 English Question Paper designed to help students understand the pattern of questions that will be asked in Grade 5 exams. Please download CBSE Class 5 English Question Paper Set 8

English Class 5 Question Paper

SECTION A (READING)
 
1. Florence Nightingale
 
Florence Nightingale was a nurse who saved many lives in the 19th century. She was named after the city of Florence in Italy, where her parents went after they got married in 1818. Her family was rich and they had two homes in Britain as well as servants.
 
Florence was an unusual young woman for her time because she didn’t want to go to parties and get married. She wanted to be a nurse and help people. Her family didn’t want her to become a nurse because hospitals back then were dirty, horrible places. They were worried about her. In 1851, Florence went to Germany and learned all about nursing. It was hard work, but she loved it.
 
In 1854, lots of British soldiers went to fight in the Crimean War. Army hospitals were fillednwith injured men, but there were no nurses and many men died. Florence and a team of nurses went to help.
 
Florence worked 20 hours a day to make the army hospital a cleaner and safer place. She brought the men fresh food, she cleaned the hospital beds and she used clean bandages on the wounded soldiers. Soon, fewer men were dying.
 
At night, Florence walked around the hospital. She talked to the injured soldiers and helped the men to write letters to their families. She carried a lamp and the soldiers called her ‘The lady with the lamp’.
 
When Florence returned to England, people called her a heroine because of her amazing work in the Crimean War. Queen Victoria wrote her a letter to say thank you. She continued to work hard in Britain to improve hospitals and she was given a medal called the Order of Merit. She was the first woman to receive this honour.
 
I. Choose the correct answer from the options given below. 
 
a) Florence Nightingale was a __________
 
i) nurse              ii) doctor        iii) engineer         iv) housewife
 
b) Florence Nightingale went to __________ city to study about nursing
 
i) Florence          ii) Italy         iii) Germany          iv) London
 
II. Say true or false 
 
a) Florence family was poor and needy
 
b) The soldiers called her the “lady with the lamp”.
 
III. Write a synonym for the following word from the passage. 
 
numerous (para 1): ____________
 
IV. Write an antonym for the following 
 
wanted _______________
 
V. Complete the following 
 
She continued to work hard in Britain________________________________________
 
VI. Answer the following. 
 
a) What did Florence want to be?
 
b) Why did she go to Germany?
 
 



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